|Title||Waiter setting table in North Coast Limited dining car, Seattle, 1947 |
|Caption||In September 1947, Seattle residents got their first look at the Northern Pacific Railroad's new lightweight restaurant car. The air conditioned diner, which ran on the North Coast Limited, could seat 28 people at tables and 12 at a counter. For its time, the kitchen had the latest in electric equipment, including an ice cube maker and a little machine to clean ice cream dippers. |
|Notes||Handwritten on sleeve: Railroads - dining cars, with E.J. Martinson, F.F. Houska, W.L. Suthern, L.T. Bosley, John Grenz, Ed Paulson.|
Caption by MOHAI staff.
Date photograph was filed at the Seattle Post-Intelligencer (date of photograph and file date may differ by a month or more): September 30, 1947.
|Subjects||Railroad dining cars--Washington (State)--Seattle; Railroad employees--Washington (State)--Seattle; Waiters--Washington (State)--Seattle; African Americans--Washington (State)--Seattle; Northern Pacific Railway Company |
|Personal Names||Martinson, E.J.|
|Places||United States--Washington (State)--Seattle |
|Digital Collection||Museum of History & Industry Photograph Collection |
|Image Number||PI25188 |
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|Credit Line||Seattle Post-Intelligencer Collection, Museum of History & Industry, Seattle; All Rights Reserved |
|Repository||Museum of History & Industry, Seattle (MOHAI) |
|Repository Collection||Seattle Post-Intelligencer Collection |
|Physical Description||1 safety film negative: b&w; 4 x 5 in. |
|Digital Reproduction Information||Scanned from print made from original negative as a 3000 pixel TIFF image in 8-bit grayscale, resized to 640 pixels in the longest dimension and compressed into JPEG format using Photoshop 6.0 and its JPEG quality measurement 3. |